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From the Meaning of Jihad to its Application

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Submitted by RG Fulton (United States), Jun 6, 2002 at 23:33

Thus spake Sheik Abdullah (Slave of God) Azzam, mentor of bin Laden, before he was murdered in his car by means of remote controlled mine, in Peshawar, Pakistan, in 1989: "Jihad must not be abandoned until Allah alone is worshipped by mankind...Jihad and the rifle alone, no negotiations, no conferences and no dialogue."
I guess he meant: diplomacy with Islamists is surrender to "Jihad" by moral means.
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